From the monthly archives:

September 2008

I don't write about the stock market much any more -- mostly because I wrote about it every day for about 15 years and kind of got sick of it, to tell you the honest truth -- but today was one of those days where it's hard to pay attention to anything else. Like many…

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This video has been making the rounds for awhile now, and every time I watch it I find myself amazed, and torn between admiration for these two skateboarders and a sense that they are insane and risking certain death, riding at high speed down a mountain road in the middle of the day, wearing nothing…

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Montreal-based artist Michel de Broin created a hot tub out of an old commercial dumpster for his work Blue Monochrom. Found via the Make magazine blog. The artist's site is here, and he's also the creator of a number of other interesting works, including one called the Shared Propulsion Car, which consists of a 1986…

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Someone named Dan Kimerling, writing at TechCrunch, has some simple advice for developers who are upset about Apple's opaque approval process for the iPhone app store: Quit yer whining, or as he puts it "don't complain, just keep coding." Dan -- who, at least according to his LinkedIn profile, doesn't appear to have any development…

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Update: Apparently, Jason doesn't want his email newsletters posted any more because he "doesn't want to give the haters a platform," according to a Twitter message. The text of the email has removed from both Silicon Alley Insider and TechCrunch, but you can still find it. Original post: Jason Calacanis, the diminutive entrepreneur behind Weblogs…

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